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  Jon Cochran
Jon Cochran

Player Profile
West Des Moines, IA

High School:
Valley HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 315



Getting To Know Jon Cochran

At Stanford: Finished his career with 30 starts on the offensive line with the first 20 coming at tackle and the final 10 at right guard ... Has earned three varsity letters from 2003-05 and played a critical role for the Cardinal's offense.
Career Statistics

The 2006 Season: Started 10 of 12 games at right guard in 2006.
Game-By-Game Statistics

The 2005 Season: Began the season as the team's starter at right tackle ... He started the first three games of the year and seven of the first eight games at right tackle ... Played a reserve role the last three games of the season.
Game-By-Game Statistics

The 2004 Season: Started all 11 games at left tackle in 2004 ... One of three offensive lineman who started every game of the season ... Received his second varsity letter ... Earned honorable mention Academic All-Pac-10 honors for the second straight season.
Game-By-Game Statistics

The 2003 Season: Earned his first varsity letter after playing in 10 of 11 games and starting two ... He was inserted into the starting lineup in games two and three at BYU and Washington after starter Mike Sullivan was unavailable due to injury ... Earned honorable mention Academic All-Pac-10 honors.

The 2002 Season: Did not play in 2002 as a true freshman offensive tackle.

In High School: Prep All-American offensive lineman from Valley High School in Iowa ... PrepStar named him to its All-American team and ranked him as the No. 11 offensive line prospect in the nation and the No. 2 offensive lineman in the Midwest following his senior season ... Selected to the All-Midlands teams by Tom Lemming's Report and SuperPrep ... Pro Prep Sports All-American Dream Team member ... First-Team All-State and All-Conference as a senior ... Also named Academic All-State and All-Conference ... Participated in basketball and track ... A state qualifier in the shot put and discus as a junior.

Personal Information: Public Policy major ... Elected an Iowa Scholar.

Getting To Know Jon Cochran

Nickname: JC
I would describe myself as a person as: Hardworking
The reason I love football is: The friendships built with my teammates and the thrill of competing in the ultimate team sport
My favorite pre-game ritual is: Putting on my uniform in exactly the same manner every game
My greatest athletic moment is: Winning the 2002 state shot put title in Iowa
My favorite stadium in which to play is: Notre Dame
The toughest player I have faced in college is: Kenechi Udezi (USC), Haloti Ngata (Oregon)
A friend from another college football team is: Seth Zehr (Iowa State)
The reason I chose Stanford University is: The combination of academics and athletics
My favorite class at Stanford is: Sleep and Dreams
My least favorite class at Stanford is: Introductory to Econometrics
What sets Stanford apart from other college football programs: The players
The sports team I followed when I was younger: San Francisco 49ers
The athlete I admire most is: Jerry Rice, for his work ethic
The person I admire most is: My parents
If I could spend a day with anyone, it would be: Scarlet Johannsen
The three people in history I admire most are: Jesus Christ, Winston Churchill, Ghandi
Favorite Food: Steak, Prime Rib, Potatoes
Least Favorite Food: Broccoli
If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on: Chicken
Favorite Movie: Wedding Crashers
Favorite TV Show: Grey's Anatomy
Favorite Actor: Vince Vaughn
Favorite Actress: Elisha Cuthbert
If a movie were made of my life, I would have the following actor play me: Chevy Chase
Favorite musical group or performer: Alabama, CCR, Brooks and Dunn
If I were not playing college football, I would be: Going to school in Iowa
The best advice I ever received was: Work hard, play harder
The person who had the greatest influence on my life: My parents
The place I'd most like to visit: Denmark
The favorite place I've visited: Canc´un, Mexico
Ten years from now, I'd like to be: Successful in a steady well paying career with a family
My advice to youngsters: "Don't do drugs, give your parents hugs" - Kevin Schimmelmann
My most prized possession: My truck
If I won $1 million, I would: Invest it wisely
The one thing about college football I would change: The restriction on glove colors players can wear

Last Updated: January 10, 2007

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